Saturday, February 20, 2021

"You're Gonna Die Up There" Two Dead After Military T-38 Jet En Route To Tallahassee Crashed Near Alabama Airport

Two people dead after military T-38 jet en route to Tallahassee crashed near Alabama airport 

Two people are dead after a military jet crashed near the Montgomery Regional Airport in Montgomery, Alabama on Friday. Little is known of the victims at this point, although they are presumed to be members of the military, as both of the fatalities were on board according to CBS42. The names of the victims have not been released at this time. The crash occurred around 5:30pm local time. The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash out of their Birmingham office. Additionally, military officers stationed at the airport responded to the scene of the crash. WSFA reports the crash didn't happen at the airport, but in a wooden area close by to the airport. Executive Airport Director Marshall Taggart Jr. told WSFA that no structures were hit by the plane, which crashed near a mobile home park. Taggart also revealed the flight path of the jet, which originated in Columbus, Mississippi and was en route to Tallahassee, Florida. Fox News reports the plane was a two-seat T-38 jet, which is typically used in training by either the Air Force or the Navy. Source

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